Employment basis: Part-time (0.5 FTE)
Salary: £19,237 - £20,965 (£38,474 - £41,931 x 0.5 FTE) per annum
Interview date: 21 August 2023
The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.
To support the delivery of its pre-registration MSc Physiotherapy, SHES is seeking to appoint a committed individual to a 0.5fte Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy role.
The successful candidate will engage in teaching, assessment, supervision, and tutoring of students across the MSc Physiotherapy (and where appropriate additional clinical sport, health, and exercise) provision and be primarily located within the school-wide Physical Activity, Health, and Rehabilitation (PAHR) theme, and University-wide Health and Wellbeing theme. Candidates will be a registered practitioner with the Health and Care ProfessionsCouncil, and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals with NHS experience, who can evidence broad experience across clinical practice, support placement activities and the vocational relevance of our curriculum pathways in accordance with University strategy and School thematic strengths. The team covers musculoskeletal, respiratory, and neurological aspects of Physiotherapy in an integrated manner and there is no current preference for the area of expertise held by the successful candidate.
We welcome applications from individuals who may not have held previous formal teaching posts but have relevant clinical experience. We will provide support as required in gaining relevant teaching qualifications.
School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Science
The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, a top-40 University in England for student satisfaction, and a top-3 modern university for research power (REF2021).
The School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Science (SHES) is situated within the Faculty of Science and Health, ranks amongst the leading providers of such provision in the UK, has consistently excellent student satisfaction, and performed exceptionally well in REF2021 with 100% of its research impact rated as world leading. Going forward, its overall vision is to be a consistent top-10 UK and top-100 Global centre boasting thematically aligned education that is informed by, and informs, research and innovation activities, and engages in societally relevant research and innovation that benefits civic development.
The school comprises ~45 academic staff, ~950 undergraduate and postgraduate taught/research students. Recent investments have supported our student learning experiences, research environment, and estate developments to extend beyond the current accommodation within the Spinnaker Building; as per the estate space for Strength, Conditioning and Clinical Rehabilitation activities. The school features excellent human analysis facilities including motion capture, force, EMG and isokinetic dynamometry, a suite of environmental chambers, and access to clinical teaching and simulation facilities through the Faculty of Science and Health.
For further information regarding the position, please contact either:
- Professor Richard Thelwell (Head of School; email@example.com)
- Dr Tim Exell (MSc Physiotherapy course convenor; firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Mrs Helena Drummond (MSc Physiotherapy course lead; Helena.email@example.com)
Before applying please check you can demonstrate or obtain a suitable right to work in the UK.
If you do not have the right to work in the UK, please note our offer of employment is conditional upon you obtaining it.
We are strongly dedicated to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within our community. As an Athena SWAN and Race Equality Charter award holder, a member of Stonewall and a Disability Confident Employer we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, regardless of your background. We welcome applications from all talented people. In addition, we want our workforce to be representative of our diverse student population. Please see our EDI Framework and objectives.
For detailed information about the vacancy: ZZ007309-1 - Teaching Fellow in Physiotherapy.pdf